By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Israeli Startups Capital Raising in the Second Quarter of 2017, 2nd Largest in Five Years  

Key facts: Deals above $20 million on the rise in the second quarter of 2017 – 21 deals account for 55% of total amount VC-backed deals attract more capital in the second quarter of 2017, 12% up from the quarterly More...

By Shai Genish On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Fire Breaks Out in London’s Camden Market: 70 Firefighters Tackle Huge Blaze

    One day before shares in Market Tech canceled from trading on London’s main market, ten fire engines and more than 70 firefighters responded to a fire in Camden markets. The landlord, Market Tech More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Israel Tech Exits at 5-Year Low of $1.95 Billion in First Half

Key facts: • Exits in first half 2017 reached just 20% of 2016’s annual exit total ($B) • Seven IPOs totaled $227 million in first half 2017 • 40% of Israeli companies’ acquisitions were made More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Blockchain: The Beginning of Next Generation and New Era of the Internet

  Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new internet era even more disruptive and transformative than the current one, according to a white paper, Realizing the Potential More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Israeli Blockchain Startup Bancor Raises $153 Million in Less Than Three Hours

  An initial coin offering (ICO) for an Israel-based prediction market blockchain startup called Bancor, has set a new blockchain industry record, raising a bit more than $153 million as part of a crowdsale. 10,885 More...

By News Brief On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

WATCH Bill Gross Says Market Risk Is Highest Since Pre-2008 Crisis

  U.S. markets are at their highest risk levels since before the 2008 financial crisis because investors are paying a high price for the chances they’re taking, according to Bill Gross, manager of the $2 More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Israeli Private Equity: Only $316 Million Invested in First Quarter 2017

Key facts: Number of Israeli private equity deals grew in first quarter 2017 – 26% year-on-year 64% of capital proceeds in first quarter 2017 came from 6 deals ranging between $25M and $50M Israeli funds led More...

By Alan Gallindoss On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Bill Ackman Lists £3.5 Billion Hedge Fund in London as It Looks for Brexit Growth

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has listed his Pershing Square Holdings fund in London. The company launched a share buyback of the fund on Tuesday. Pershing Square’s listing on the London Stock Exchange More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Teddy Sagi Delisting Market Tech From London Stock Exchange

Billionaire Teddy Sagi’s privately held LabTech Investments Ltd, owns 71% of London-listed Market Tech, has agreed to buy the 29% remaining stake it doesn’t already own at a 30% premium. The company More...

By Shai Genish On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

89% of Israel’s 400 Mega-Rich: Middle-Aged Men, Living in Tel Aviv, Who Earn an Annual Average of $10.1 Million

  Israel’s Mega-Rich club includes 400 people or just .01 percent of Israel’s population, a 56-year-old man, living in Tel Aviv, with an income of NIS 36.8 million ($10.1 million) per year, a 2.9% More...


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